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>>> welcome to al jazeera america. here are the stories we are following for you. john kerry urges is move to full democracy on his first visit to egypt since mohamed morsi was ousted. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east in the hopes of repairing tensions with gulf allies over syria. he will have stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a visit to egypt. this morning john kerry urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> i wanted to first express to the egyptian people as clearly and force fully as i can, in no uncertainly terms, the united states is a friend of the people of egypt, of the country of egypt, and we are a partner to your county. >> john kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. >> we have some news from sue with breaking news. you have information on the meeting with th
six hour stay over kerry called for an end to the violence in egypt and for the country to move towards full democracy. >> the first stop u.s. secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to the to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first highest ranking official visit since july 3 n. that is the stay that the military removed mohammad morsi from his post as president of egypt and placed him under arrest. the us has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt everever since and it was john y to deliver a message from washington on what they want cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> what can they do to support working with this government and also supporting their move toward democracy. let's put it this way. this trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt to say the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by havin having this unannoud trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is mak
. secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia tonight. he began a 9-day middle east trip - first stop egypt. >> syria's main opposition group is refusing to attend a second round of peace talks in geneva unless certain conditions are met. rebel leaders in the eastern democratic republic of congo are calling for fighters to lay down their guns. tonight we look at so-called blue zones - places where people live longer and healthier lives. [ ♪ music ] >> tonight secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia trying to smooth over tensions. his 9-day trip to the middle east began with a quick stop in egypt. it's the highest level visit there since the military removed president mohamed morsi in july. during kerry's 6-hour stay he called for the violence to end and the country to move towards full democracy. we have the latest from washington. >> the first stop made on the trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking visit by a u.s. official since july 3rdrd. that's the day that the military removed mohamed morsi from
bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give the secretary a chance to speak, and after that questions from the audience. >> thank you. well minister, thank you very much. thank you for your welcome back here. in egypt. thank you for your welcome. y
stories. >> it's a fence penin mending fr secretary of state john kerry. >> and a wall street player becomes a player as the government announces a record setting fine for insider trading. ♪ >> it is an eight nation trip over just a ten-day, secretary of state john kerry arrived in poland ontari only moments ago. it's a trip that for the most part keeps him in the middle east. saudi arabia earlier today his goal to ease growing tensions on several issues including syria's civil war. mike viqueira joins us from the white house. what he is trying to accomplish with this middle east tour they >> they are downing playing the differences with the longstanding allies they are not denying them the saddie sawdie e dispintedisappointed the route e taking. taking. and backing away from the military force on iran. her again the saudis are disappointed there is this diplomacy the sudden opening between the united states and iran. the united states is testing to see if iran is going to cooperate and let the world see that their nuclear program is purely for civilian purpose. and in egypt the sa
. >> secretary of state john kerry visits cairo. >>> and on the eve of his first trial the look at the former egyptian president in months. we have the secret footage. >> the democrati democrat seigec republic of congo to be at an end. >> and this it is the end it the new york city marathon. >> secretary of state john kerry is on a nine day tour of the middle east. his trip began with a quick added stop. egypt. it's the highest level of visit since the military removed president morsi in july. during his stay over kerry called for an end to the violence that called for the coup. >> the first stop us secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking official to the capital city since july 3rd. that is the day that the military remove mohamed morsi from his post ac as president of the egypt and placed him under arrest. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration on what washington expect kie re t cairn the white so weeks and months a. how can they move toward
? thousands of racers cross the finish line in the new york city marathon. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east for a nine-day tour. his trip began with a surprise visit to egypt where he urged that country this morning to move towards democracy. he stressed american egyptian ties are critical. >> the u.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are much bigger issues that matter to us, that concern us, that define the relationship. >> kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the
for you. john kerry talks to egyptian leaders and a new plan for peace in syria is emerging. >> it was an ambush, we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sabotaging peace talks after a taliban leader was killed in a drone strike. >> a ceasefire in the congo after 16 brutal years of war - but how long will it last? . >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east. his 9-day tour kicks off in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a meeting in egypt, a major step towards starting peace talks designed to stop a civil war in syria. >> sue turton has the latest from cairo. >> it's merging that the discussions with nabil fahmy, the egyptian foreign minister, and john kerry, included a situation in regards to syria. we are hearing out of the arab league there was an emergency meeting of foreign minister resist this evening, egyptian time. the egyptian foreign minister will present a vision, initiative that the u.s. and egyptians discussed. if initiative is regarding the geneva ii convention - we know that they are trying to get all parties around th
. >>> secretary of state john kerry tried to smooth things over with saudi arabia, and new details on the man who was involved in the shooting at lax. >> a trial that divided a nation has adjourned almost as quickly as it began. thdefiant mohammed morsi appearg in trial today. refusing to wear the required uniform but also announcing he's still the country's president. >> reporter: supporters of the deposed president mohamed morsi outside of the police academy where the former leader is on trial. they say he was forced from office illegally. and they demand the charges against him be dropped. mohammed morsi is charged with inciting others to commit murder. 20,000 members of the security forces are on the streets of cairo determined to make sure the trial goes ahead. the public opinion about it is polarized. >> god will be on our side. the court will issue a verdict that will be for the sake of egypt and the egyptians to more forward. morsi was not fair at all. >> this trial has nothing to do with being fair or unfair. the man was the president. he had the full right to do whatever he wanted, and
for you. secretary of state john kerry trying to smooth things over for saucy arabia. >>> egyptian president mohammed morsi goes on trial. and there are new details about the man police say was behind that shooting at l.a.x. >> saudi arabia is one of america's most important allies in the middle east. but there has been tension between the two countries as of yet, and secretary of state john kerry now trying to put that relationship back on track. saudi arabia one of several stops on his middle east tour as the saudi's complain about the syria, iran, and the middle east peace process. >> right now we have things to make certain that the saudi arabia-u.s. relationship is on track moving forward, and doing the things that we need to accomplish. >> the saudi foreign minister telling kerry his country has no problems with the united states. the two countries promising each other that the region they would continue to work together on issues on which they do not agree. >>> there is a new independent report out that says doctors and nurses under u.s. military order participating in the a
leadership is hosting the highest number of american visitors. secretary of state's john kerry's visit to cairo took place a day before mohamed morsi's trial was about to start. kerry coming into the country, has to reconcile two policy aims, maintaining america's strategic relationship with egypt, which is strained, and promoting the path to democracy. despite difficulties he said the u.s. is committed to working with egiment gipt. i -- egypt. >> i wanted to express to the egyptian people in no uncertain tems, the united states is a -- terms, the united states is a friend of people of egypt, the country of egypt and we are a partner to your countedry. as i told minister federal farm services agency, egild -- told minister farmy we'll continue to work with and cooperate with the gst. we have much to work on. the minister and i discussed candidly the issues and challenges we face. we think there's agreement even as we need to keep faith with the roadmap and the path it has to continue the march to democracy. >> how is going doing there - pragmatic for two-faced? >> i think the reaction
. . >>> and ready, set, go. we are going to tell you about the secretary of state john kerry, who is in the middle east on damage control. it's the start of a 9-day tour of the region, including stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. a goal will be to repair tensions with golf allies over syria, beginning when he visits riad. t"the washington post" says the are developing a gulf repatriation. the secretary of state is making an impromptu visit to egypt, the first since the ousting of president mohamed morsi. >> now bringing in sue turton. is kerry's visit a big deal to people in egypt? >> the egyptian people haven't really noticed that the u.s. secretary of state has landed in cairo. all the headlines at the moment in egypt are about the upcoming trial tomorrow, monday with the former president mohamed morsi. very few people turned up to the press conference to hear what john kerry and the minister said about their meeting. poddy language is interesting. they've had strained relations since the u.s. cut aid to egypt. they withheld military hardware, tanks, helicopters and jets. the egyptians we
. and secretary of state john kerry admitting that the nsa went too far in its spying program. ♪ >>> iraq prime minister spending another day in washington making the rounds today. he visits the white house. he is going to be meeting with president obama asking for help ending the violence he says has killed thousands of iraqis so far this year. mike viqueira is live at the white house. mike how can the u.s. help with this situation in iraq? >> there is no question there is a great deal of concern that iraq is sliding towards another civil war. the unitedations without a report today, more than 900 iraqis killed last month alone. among them, 852 civilians. another estimate has 5,000 iraqis killed since april as the country slides into more strife. the question is who is responsible? and this is his third day in washington and many believe this is not sectarian strife. many suspect that his forces are attacking sunnis, and a non-stop violence of sectarian violence continues today. not so says malaki. he says this is al-qaeda. what does he what from the united states? what can the united states d
of state john kerry makes a surprise visited to egypt pushing for a new initiative for syria. >> a drone strike that killed a taliban leader. >> and a violent show of force in congo, but there is hope for peace. ♪ >> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east. hidetour includes stops in egyp. he had an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in egypt. egyp's foreign minister -- the first since the ousting of the president this. there. this morning he stressed the u.s. ties with egypt are vie al. i asked how the u.s. can reconcile the democracy in egypt. >> it comes down to two facts about u.s. foreign policy in the middle east. >> one the u.s. is committed to maintaining the peace treaty between egypt and israel and it can simply not end a relationship with egypt in order to maintain that peace treaty. that is where you see the material or the military parts that are still being given to the military to help preserve the security in the sinai peninsula, for example. there is also the matter of trying to enhance the u.s.' stature across the middle east. it would not due for the
it happens. >> in the meantime other new, the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia trying to mend strained relations there. riyadh is the second stop of john kerry's trip across the middle east. he's unhappy with his u.s. ally and plans to talk to iran over its nuclear program. >> saudi arabias don't have much choice. >> they say we will walk away from the united states. this will not happen because in this reliesship it is the saudi arabia monarchy that is dependent on the united states securedy guarantees. the u.s., although keen to maintain the relationship and protecting the relationship can do without it, if push comes to shove. the united states could abandon saudi arabia. because the u.s. has other options. the saudi arabia monarchy does not have. >> monday is the 34th anniversary of iran storming the u.s. embassy in tehran. there is a rally held to commem race that -- commemorate that event. the take over led to members being in prison for more than a year. >> dozens of iranians support this day. remembering the hostage taking and the take over of the u.s. embassy
are heading off at home. >> now secretary of state john kerry is trying t to amend strained relations. saudis are upset with their u.s. ally because of military action and talks with iran about their giuliannuclear program. >> we see the negotiations as being a matter that cannot go on forever. we are facing problems that do not need any compromises. we cannot turn a blind eye to the problem and i would like to say that our countries are friends, are involved to these solutions. >> is the u.s. government going to be table function for the next year? that might largely depend on what happens here in mobile, alabama. i'll explain coming up. >> the president of the bayren munich charged with ta tax evas. >> the secretary general of n.a.t.o. has warned pakistan against blocking supply roots to pakistan. considering whether to close the route in response to the killing of mehsud in a drone strike. they said the killing represents the death of pea talks for pakistani taliban. at least two and a half thousand people have been killed in c.i.a. drone strikes in the last nine years. of that number at l
stories. john kerry's mission to the middle east takes him to saudi arabia. some latin americans mark an anniversary with death towards america. >>> crimes he did not commit, a georgia man tells his story. >> doctors take an oath to do no harm. but an independent report claims that doctors violated international standards to help u.s. military and intelligence agencies. al jazeera's tom ackerman with more. >> this is how the u.s. military medical command head describes her group. >> an organization founded on army values, warrior ethos, and a trust that exists between patients and providers. >> but falls far short of that, by an independent task force of medical, legal and ethics experts. military and intelligence agency doctors and psychologists had taken part in abusive interrogation, used medical information for interrogation purposes and force fed hunger strikers. at guantanamo detainees in hunger strike have been force fed in violation of a half century ban by the american medical association. >> this is one of our ethical medical professionals that grounds what we do as doctors,
arrived in egypt. john kerry's first visit since the over throw of mohamed morsi. he's to make an appearance in court on monday, accused of inciting murder and violence. relations has been strained inns u.s. withdrew k since the u.s. withdrew some aid. >> this is john kerry's first visit since the deposing of mohamed morsi. what more do we know about the secretary of state's visit. >> we know he landed half an hour ago. he's already meeting the foreign minister in cairo. and he'll meet with the man behind the current government, the defence minister, abdul fatah al-sisi. >> we are hearing that the u.s. officials on the plan landing in cairo with the u.s. secretary of state was saying that he was expecting a frostry reception. we know they announced a freeze on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of aid to egypt last month, and also the transference of military hardware - like helicopters and tanks. it didn't go down well in egypt. the u.s. trying to draw a line in the sand saying to the new government - respect human rights, bring in democratic principles, stop your crackdown
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
to start about an hour from now. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia part of a world wind tour of the middle east aimed at easing tensions with arab powers and will meet with saudi's king abdullah on monday. he visited cairo this week. john kerry is the highest-ranking american official to visit egypt since the military toppled mohamed morsi. in response the u.s. suspended millions in aid. turning to the war in syria, the main rebel group set demands for the long demand geneva ii peace talks. the syrian national collision or snc, says it will not attend the negotiations if a date is not set for the removal of the president bashar al-assad. the snc doesn't want iran at the meeting, which is set for the end of the month. sue turton has more from cairo, where the arab league met to discuss cairo. the new head of the arab league said there was no way the syrian coalition would sustained the geneva ii conference if iran was to attend. >> what we are clearly asking from you is to support and stop a regime, blood, security. first of all, declare iran as an occupying force of syri
of protesters. he says his ousting by the military was an illegal move. >> secretary of state john kerry is in the saudi arabia. he will meet with saudi arabia's king abdullah to discuss the syrian crisis, turmoil in egypt and concerns over iran's noouk lee program. secretary kerry met with egyptian officials. >> the shooting at los angeles international airport, the gunman talked with police moments after the rampage. cincinnati tolds them he acted alone, the admission coming after he was shot by officers. paul ciancia killed a t.s.a. employee on friday. he's in critical condition and under 24 hour civil rans. >> a record number of runners ran in the new york city marathon. tighter security was in place in the night of boston marathon. the race was cancelled last year because of superstorm sandy. >> those are the head lines, "real money" with ali velshi is up next. why howard buffet, son of one of the world's richest men prefers blue jeans and a corn field to suits and ties in a boardroom. i'm ali velshi, this is "real money" >> this is "real money", you are the important part of the sh
with the leader of iraq for the first time in two years. >> secretary of state john kerry is conceding that some u.s. spying has gone too far. kerry was speaking at a conference in london. he was defending the programs but the white house has concluded that reviews and changes are needed. >> in some cases i acknowledge as does the president some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that doesn't happen in the future. >> lawmakers on capitol hill are taking up the spying being a at this times. the senate committee has limited how long the nsa can keep their data record. records. the bill will expand penalties for illegal spying. it falls short from real reform. >> one of the critics is journalist dplejournalist glen . the more information you collect about innocent people the harder it is to actually find the people that actually mean to do you harm. and the metaphor that surveillance officals use they are hooking for a needle in the hay stack. the larger the hay stack becomes the more giv give difficult it becomes to find the needle. >> they didn't know about the
of state john kerry made an off-the-cuff comment saying if syria gave up chemical weapons military action could be avoided - something the russians jumped at, leading to la plan to el -- to a plan to eliminate syria's weapons. >> the wach doll sent -- watchdog sent inspectors in. syria met two deadlines. last week they submitted a plan outlining how it would destroy chemical weapons reserve. on thursday, a day before the deadline it was announced that syria destroyed the equipment needed to create new chemical weapons. the next deadline is the middle of this month, where the formal plan will need to be approved by the intersectional atomic chemical agent's committee. part of that will be how the government will destroy 1,000 tonnes of toxic agents. that's in order to meet the deadline of destroying its stockpile by next year. >> we have breaking news from syria. israeli war planes hit a shipment from russia to the syrian port of latakia. the shippment was said to be russian missiles. we cannot confirm the report at this time. as soon as we have more information we will bring it to you. >>
the trial in cairo. meanwhile protesters in alexandria where police arrested 60 demonstrators. john kerry is expected to arrive the day before morsi is to appear in court. kerry acknowledged that the nsa sometimes oversteps its mission. he made that comment while defending the nsa surveillance work. kerry said the agency has done beyond what is necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you as has the president that some of these actions reach too far and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> nsa leaker edward snowdon has offered to investigate the phone capping of german chancellor angela merkel. he spoke with the german official and gave a letter to hihim. >>> germany is the first european country to recognize this third gender. >> reporter: neither a boy nor girl, daniel la said she spent her life in fear, pain and shame because of doctors' decisions. now she's trying to make sure that the same doesn't happen to anyone else. >> i was born with so said ambiguous genitalia. the doctors could not tell me if i was a boy or girl. at two a
of state john kerry weighs in on the spy activities of the national security agency, saying the n.s.a. went too far. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm david shuster, here is a look at the headlines - witnesses describe chaos in terminal 3 of los angeles international airport after a gunman opened fire this morning morning. this video from tmz showed people running after hearing the shots. an agent was killed. several others were wounded. the federal bureau of investigation identified the gunman as 23-year-old paul ciancia of pennsville new jersey. president obama said he and nouri al-maliki, iraqi prime minister shook hands and discussed how the two can work together to fight al qaeda. nouri al-maliki is seeking military aid from the united states to fight the sebbing tare have been violence. >> a u.s. drone missile attack killed this man, hakimullah mehsud, one of the c.i.a.'s most wanted men. the u.s. accused him of killing thousands, and put a $5 million bounty on his head. hakimullah mehsud was suspected of planning an attack killing employees at a u.s. base in afghanistan. th
of resetting egypt to prearab spring. >> we had john kerry u.s. secretary of state arriving in egypt yesterday and he was pushing the relationship between the u.s. and egypt saying that it was intact and it was strong. but at the same time they have withdrawn all military aid and not giving billions of dollars in cash they were going to. >> i think because of a lot of pressure i think internal pressure from international organization that it looks like that american supports democracy but they do not. so they did not call it a military coup which started from the beginning but they withheld some aid to egypt but this is the first term that kerry went to egypt. but he was lecturing them how to achieve political development and it's alone and given to the military to define the future. there is no international initiative or american or european or other initiative to solve this problem. >> reporter: thank you very much for being here on set with us and sharing your expert opinion and i'm sure we will be back with you in a few minutes and we will take a closer look at the charges that are being
on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leaders are also going on trial today. john kerry visited on sunday and urged the military government to work toward restoring democracy and egypt is planning to hold a national referendum on an amended constitution. presidential and parliamentary elections are planned next year. >> obviously part of the roadmap and part of the process of strengthening egypt's linkages to the rest of the world will be measured in the way in which the people of egypt are sustained in their ability to have the right to assemble, the right to express themselves, but even as they do that we also agree no one should be allowed to practice violence with impunity. >> reporter: right now more than 20,000 police and soldiers are deployed across cairo to prevent violence and al jazeera dominick cain has more on the trial. >> reporter: these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since he was deposed as president in july. >> translator: leaked by an egyptian newspaper they show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries later that month and he said he
the newspaper la monde reported that the nsa had monitored communications there. john kerry was on tour to discuss the syrian crisis when he was summoned to answer some questions. >> these kinds of practices between partners that violate privacy are totally unacceptable. we must quickly assure that these practices aren't repeated. >> reporter: united in anger last week 28 heads of the european union countries gathered for what was supposed to be a discussion about the growing syrian refugee crisis. france and germany announced bilateral talks with the u.s. over the goal of dispute of electronic surveillance at the end of the year. once again at the center of a wiretapping supervisor is former nsa contractor edward snowdon. but this is not the first time that snowdon has leaked classified information about tapping ally communications. just la month brazil's president postponed a state visit to the u.s. over revelations that the nsa has spied on her. but house committee chairman mike rogers said our european allies should be thankful for keeping them secure from outside threats. >> if th
security agency may have overstepped the mark in its intelligence gathering. john kerry said: s >> he added - and the president ... >> meanwhile indonesia summoned the australian ambassador over claims its embassies were used as spying hubs for the u.s. indonesia's foreign minister said his country was deeply concerned over the allegations, coming from information leaked by former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden. australia prime minister said that his government had not broken any laws. >> four palestine fighters in gaza have been killed by israeli troops. violence broke out after several israelis tanks crossed the boarder into the gaza strip. it's the latest of a series of incursions into the area. >> thailand is one step closer to passing amnesty laws that could allow the return of former prime minister thaksin shinawatra. thousands have been protesting against the draft bill and more rallies are banned. thaksin shinawatra has been in exile following corruption allegations. >> in the early morning hours of friday the thai house passed pa blankets amnesty bill,ing it the opposition party
on thursday john kerry said i assure you that innocent people are not being abused in the process but yes in some cases it has reached too far. we are going to try to make sure it doesn't happen in the future. he added the president is now doing a thorough review in order that nobody will have the sense of abuse. meanwhile indonesia has claims that they used spying hubs for the u.s. and the foreign minister said the country was deeply concerned over the allegation. they came from information leaked from former nsa contractor edward snowden and said the government had not broken any laws. thailand is one step closer to passing a controversial amnesty law that could allow return of the prime minister. thousands of people are protesting against the draft bill and morae rallies are planned and we have more in bankok. >> in the early morning hours of friday the thai house passed the controversial blanket amnesty bill, something the opposition party has been strongly against and protests in the months since this was first introduced back in august and the last couple of days the opposition part
. >> >> and meantime, john kerry has acknowledged that the u.s. overstepped it's boundaries. he defended the nsa's work, and he said that it was party that the agency had gone beyond what was necessary to keep the country safe >> in some cases, i acknowledge as does the president that some of these actions have gone too far, and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> the president is going to cairo on sunday, the day before morsmore so -- >> the rising tension of the region, israeli war planes are striking on syria. >> israel is not confirming flor denying the reports, they don't usually comment on these. we have had reports of alleged israeli airstrikes in syria. one in january, and that was believed to be on a convoy carolinaing hezbollah. and in october, reports of a strike on the syrian-lebanese border. again, no reaction from the israelis. but what we do know. israel takes the threat to hezbollah very seriously. it's a red line, and they're watching it closely in syria. and if any weapons get transported to any hostile group, especially hezbollah, they would take action. but i
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of state john kerry has talked more about transparency and those are your storiestopstories. "real money with ali velshi" is next. >> let the discounting begin. retailers are desperate to fatten up sales because holiday sales are looking way too lean. why one expert said the consumer landscape is the land of mediocrity. i'm ali velshi, and this is real mone"real money." er >> this is real money. you are the most important part of the show. join us on twitter @aj real money. holiday discounts are here and we're barely into november. even though we have two months to go to buy gifts for christmas, retailers are not starting early just to annoy us. they're genuinely require worrit the holiday purchases. usually big retailers like walmart, target, and toys "r" us are offering holiday deals closer to thanksgiving. but not this year. they started rolling out deals on friday. there are a bunch of things that are conspiring. plummeting consumer confidence thanks to your government that shut down the government for a while, a shorter holiday season, and recent robust sales of cars and washing mac
certainly there'll be more violence ahead of talks. >>> secretary of state john kerry is arriving in egypt a day before the trial of ousted president mohamed morsi begins. his visit kicks off a 9-day trip to the middle east, europe and north africa. this will be his first time in egypt since the july coup forcing mohamed morsi out of office. >> mohamed morsi supporters are protesting in cairo and other egyptian cities. >> in syria government forces trude to crush rebel controlled areas around damascus. assad's regime has been trying to secure the area for month. video appears to show the rebels firing from buildings. thick smoke you can see in another clip. al jazeera cannot verify the video. >> more than 100,000 people have been killed since the war began. >> meanwhile in another area of syria a giant statue of jesus stopped the violence briefly. government forces and rebels stopped fighting for three days so the 40 foot statue can be erected. a london based charity has been trying to install the statue for eight years. it overlooks a route to jerusalem. the statue was paid for by private
. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry is set to visit egypt for the first time things mohamed morsi was forced out of power. his visit on sunday will last a matter of hours. relations between the two countries has been strained following a decision by the u.s. to withdraw military aid to egypt. more ahead on the program - including mexico cracking down on drug crimes. many say gangs are finding a new way to make money. and... >> i'm kath turner in new york. officials with the marathon are battling the fallout from two unprecedented event - hurricane sandy, and the boston marathon bombings. >>> hello again. you're watching al jazeera. these are the top stories - soldiers in the democratic republic of congo accusing m23 rebels of committing atrocities as they fled government forces. the rebels have been pushed from their eastern stronghold and are being chased by the conningo lease army. >> two men have been sentenced in absenta. chowdhury mueen-uddin lives in the u.k., and the other uk lives in the u.s. >> pakistan's government says it will review ties with the u.s. after a drone att
to al jazeera america. here are the stories we are following for you. john kerry urges is move to full democracy on his first visit to egypt since mohamed morsi was ousted. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax.
of state john kerry is in saudi arabia tonight. he began a 9-day middle east trip - first stop egypt. >> syria's main opposition group is refusing to attend a second round of peace talks in geneva unless certain conditions are met. rebel leaders in the eastern democratic republic of congo are calling for fighters to lay down their guns. tonight we look at so-called blue zones - places where people live longer and healthier lives. [ ♪ music ]
kerry trying to smooth things over for saucy arabia. >>> egyptian president mohammed morsi goes on trial. and there are new details about the man police say was behind that shooting at l.a.x. >> saudi arabia is one of america's most important allies in the middle east. but there has been tension between the two countries as of yet,
john kerry visiting saudi arabia. the saudis taking issue with america and its refusal to intercede in syria's war. >>> mohamed morsi insisting he is still egypt's legitimate leader. >>> what does a small southern california town have to do with areas of costa rica and greece? what makes these places so special? the only blue zone in the u.s., to find out. >> 60 miles east of downtown los angeles, you'll find the small city of loma indians live. loma. where people live measurably longer lives. >> i'm now 99 years old. >> the day we met ellsworth warren we found him tending his garden. what's more remarkable, just four years ago he retired from a long successful life as a heart surgeon. >> i could do heart surgery right now. >> then we found 84-year-old jim warren exercising in the pool. >> 77-year-old began taking exercise. >> there are times you can't move another foot. and then you stop and say oh yes ircan and i keep moving. >> ellsworth, jim and ida aren't just extremely active seniors, they're seventh day adventists, that celebrate the seventh day saturday as a day of rest. pra
of state john kerry visiting saudi arabia to mend tensions between the two countries. >>> and defiant mohammed morsi told a court that he is still the county's legitimate president. the ousted president made his first appearance since july. his trial adjourned until january. >>> the police reported the suspect involved in the tsa shooting acted alone. those are the headlines. i'm tony harry's. "inside story" is next on al jazeera america. >> a new report alleged the cia forced doctors to help fortune detainees. that's in tonight's "inside story." >> hello, i'm libby casey. doctors take an oath to do no harm. medical professional working with the u.s. military and intelligence services were forced to violate that oath in the treatment of terror suspects captured after 9/11. even though torture was banned by executive order in 2009 the report said ethical violations continue at the president in guantanamo bay where detainees staging hunger strikes have been forced fed. detainee abuse on the war of terror. it was funded in the open society foundation. since 2011 the u.s. department of de
'm richelle carey. here are the stories we are following for you. john kerry talks to egyptian leaders and a new plan for peace in syria is emerging. >> it was an ambush, we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sabotaging peace talks after a taliban leader was killed in a drone strike. >> a ceasefire in the congo after 16 brutal years of war - but how long will it last?
the leaks from eric snowdon made secretary kerry's job more difficult? will intelligence sharing, real necessary intelligence sharing be made more difficult by these leaks? >> i'm glad you brought up eric snowdon. remember what is going on here. he is now in russia. these leaks that are coming out from him have to be coming out with russia's knowledge and permission and perhaps even encouragement. who knows, maybe even with direction. how do we know what we see from eric snowdon today is really from eric snowdon. yes, it is a damage and it's inflicting our ability to get other things done. john kerry wants to go to a meeting with a foreign minister and he wants to work on syria or the israeli-palestinian conflict, and he wants to move some other issue forward, and this will be a distraction, and people will be in a ma bad mood about it. >> if you remember part of a damage control team, i don't know what you would name t but if you were part of a team, how would you approach it? >> first off, be honest about what we've done in priority. secondly, set rules that we're prepared to live wi
the scenes lots of reports that ambassador ford doesn't agree with john kerry on all of this. john kerry and his russian counterpart are very keen on this done fo conference. but i think ambassador ford has misgivings. >> a federal appeals court has blocked a judge's ruling to change of the stop and frisk program. and look it looks like this ruling is all about this judge and she has been slamme slapped. >> stop and frisk is such a comefullcomelycomplicated issue. it's just got that much more complicated. >> this judge acted improperly and gave interviews and it's not often that a judge will talk about a particular ruling. the other piece of that is going to hurt people that are against stop and polic frisk and it knos down her number one ruling. and that is the nypd has to make changes to stop and frisk. what happens next? does stop and frisk continue. absolutely. people think that it's changed or stoptd. stopped. it's not publicly. >> people are still getting stopped and frisked. i spoke to the n why. nypd and they say it will continue. i wonder if there is going to be political fall o
intelligence gathering. speaking at an international summit on thursday john kerry said i assure you innocent people are not being abused in this process but, yes, in some cases it has reached too far. we are going to try to make sure it doesn't happen in the future. and he added and the president is now doing a thorough review in order that nobody will have the sense of abuse. meanwhile indonesia has claims the embassys were used as spying hubs for the u.s., indonesia foreign minister and said the country is deeply concerned by the allegation. information was leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden and the prime minister said the government has not broken any laws. a worker strike in the indoe knee is a region is in the second day and demanding more pay and better conditions and unions say two million people took part on the strikes on thursday but police say the figures are much lower. thailand now where a controversial bill granting amnesty to politicians for crimes they committed is a step closer to becoming law and could allow return of former prime minister who is in self imposed
kerry now admitting that some u.s. surveillance went too far, but he says no innocent people were hurt in the process. kerry visits egypt on sunday. severe storms tearing through the middle of the country overnight, in kentucky strong winds ripping the roof after of a shopping center there. that severe weather now headed east. those are your headlines, "consider this" is next. and 24 hours a day check us out at aljazeera.com. cut nearly 1 in 7 americans rely on them to eat. but consider this with so many americans on food stamps can the country afford them? >>> and a first hand look at the egyptian revolution. we'll talk to two people who braved arrests and crackdowns to document all of it. >>> and youtube hosts its first music video awards. it is just a matter of time before the website replaces mtv as the home for music. >>> 47 million americans will receive less money for groceries starting tomorrow. but the people enrolled in the program has soared, more than doubling since 2007, leaving many to question whether the program has grown too quickly and simply costs too much. but court
john kerry, but are these just words or will they be followed up by action? >> well, it's not clear, because although it was very interesting in dimension and john kerry becomes the most senior administration official to admit that perhaps they went too far, and the surveillance was perhaps inappropriate. i don't think it went as far to a lay out any kind of apology. as we heard the majority of this answer was this intervention that he gave, in a sense was a justification for this huge surveillance program, although he took issue with some of the reports in the press, for example reports that 70 million people were being listened to. no, he said that was complete exaggeration. but in the post 9/11 world, governments and other governments other than the united states, simply had to do this in a world he said where people were prepared to blow themselves up, we have to intervene to gather as much information with the use of these techniques as possible. he also told the audience that such techniques have prevented planes from going down and buildings being blown up. and he was rather
, in september, u.s. secretary of state john kerry made an off the cuff comment saying if syria gave up its chemical weapons then military action could be avoided. something the russians jumped at and that led to a plan to eliminate syria's chemical weapons. based on that agreement, the global chemical weapons watchdog set deadlines for syria's disarmer. and sent weapons inspectors in. syria has now met two deadlines in that process. last week the syrian government submitted a plan outlining how it will destroy its chemical weapons reserves. on thursday, a day before the deadline, it's a announced that syria has functionally destroyed the equipment it needs to create new chemical weapons. the next deadline is the middle of this month with syria's formal plan will need to be approved by the international atomic agency's executive committee. part of that will mean explaining how and where the government plans to detroit more than a thousand tons of toxic agents and munitions in order to meet its final deadline of destroying its entire stockpile by the middle of next year. kim, al jazerra. >>
by the u.s. secretary of state john kerry. >> this is a denial of palestinian rights and international law. it is a failure and destroying american efforts. therefore what we need now is to hear the american reaction. we need a clear reaction to prevent israel from proceeding with their plans. >> thousands of iranians have been demonstrating outside the american embassy in teheran. it was a protest against the seizure of the embassy in 1969. held for 444 days. >>> coming up. fighting talk out of tyler. >> i'm scott hydler. traditional mixed martial arts has arrived in thailand. >> now, the partial shutdown of the u.s. government in october was largely due to fighting in congress. hard line members of the tea party pushed for confrontation but is not supported by all republicans. as patty culhane reports, real confrontation could come up in mobile. >> omar oglesby gets started trying to win the heart of the republican party. he's true believe, the tea party, the most conservative part of the republican party. >> it will be a godly country, a country god can look down on and say, i'm proud o
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